Fort Worth Convention and visitors Bureau Blog

A Look at the Historic Southside Today

Take a drive down Rosedale, Evans or Terrell Avenue and you are guaranteed to pass a piece of history. Although the neighborhood is comprised primarily of simple wood frame homes with a range of architectural styles and family-owned businesses - some old, some new - there are also a group of…

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Q&A with Fort Worth's Ms. Opal Lee

Mrs. Opal Lee, activist, educatorand community leader well-known for her contributions in Fort Worth, was born in Marshall, Texas, and lived there for 10 years of her life. Her first recollections of Juneteenth - the holiday that commemorates the end of slavery on the date that news of the Emancipation Proclamation reached Texas in 1865 - were of the festivities held at the fairgrounds in the piney woods of her hometown. …

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Experience Fort Worth Virtually

We're making lemonade out of lemons. There are somany wonderful things about Fort Worth that one can enjoy from the comfort of their own home. Here's a few ways to keep a bit of the city we all love with you. …

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The Evolving Artistry of Tatiana Mayfield

Tatiana Mayfield has reached a milestone, both professionally and personally. The vocalist and composer who is best known for her renditions of R&B and jazz works is wrapping up graduate studies at the University of Texas at Arlington…

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Self-Guided Film Tour: Miss Juneteeth

Fort Worth Filmmaker Channing Godfrey Peoples’ feature film debut, Miss Juneteeth, recently premiered at Sundance Film Festival. Ahead of its upcoming June release, the independent film shared a few of the locations filmed at in Fort Worth. Be on the lookout for these locales! The film is based…

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Lou CharLe$: The Universal Language of Hip-Hop

Lou CharLe$ is already a top name in the regional hip-hop scene, and he shows no sign of stopping. Last year, he helped curate the Fort Worth Hip-Hop Happy Hour as part of the annual SXSW music and film festival. The wordsmith regularly drops new singles when he isn’t hosting What’s the Word? on 97.5 KFTW The Pirate Radio…

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